CRATE : Univeristy of California Riverside MFA Literary Magazine
CRATE submission guidelines:
This year's theme is Mirrors. Work submitted should reference the theme,
taken as literally or loosely as desired.
Poetry- up to five poems
Fiction and Creative Nonfiction- up to 25 pages, double spaced
Artwork- up to five images, please send clear digital files or 8 x 10 prints. Artwork will be returned, provided SASE and correct postage has been provided. DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS
Please include a cover letter and, if possible, an email address for contact purposes. The deadline for submissions is January 30th, 2008. Submissions received past the deadline will be returned unread. At this time, we can not accept emailed submissions. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable, but please withdraw if accepted elsewhere. Manuscripts will not be returned. Please allow at least four months after the deadline for responses.
If submitting for the Tomas Rivera Selection* please indicate in your cover letter. (Tomas Rivera, a Chicano poet and educator, was UCR's chancellor from 1979 to 1984. He was the first Hispanic Chancellor in the UC system, and also, at 43, the youngest person ever appointed to lead a UC campus. In addition to his academic work, Tomas Rivera provided much support and encouragement to new writers and artists in the community at large.Â He died in 1984 after a heart attack. The selection is chosen in homage to Tomas Rivera.)
Please mail your submissions to:
University of California, Riverside
Creative Writing Department
900 University Ave, 1607 HMNSS
Riverside, California 92521